Fine Galena, Illinois, Redware "Moon" Jug

Fall 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 139

Price Realized: $5,700.00

($4,750 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Slip-Decorated Redware "Moon" Jug, Galena, IL origin, second half 19th century, squat-shaped jug with tooled spout, decorated with a large yellow slip "moon" motif on front, reverse, handle and top of spout. over a mottled green-and-orange ground. Lead-glazed surface. Some losses to glaze/slip. Wear to top of spout. Light surface wear. H 8 1/2".

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